Yes, “It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world” and the 1963 epic comedy film could almost be the bewildering, pot-boiling backdrop of today’s Presidential Inauguration festivities in DC. The film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer starring Spencer Tracy with an all-star cast, is about the madcap pursuit of $350,000 ($2,738,000 today) in stolen cash by a diverse and … More “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad World”
I worked in TV. I was happy when I left TV. Now I watch TV every night until my senses are thoroughly dulled and I fall asleep in my decliner chair with my TV still flickering in my face. Before I proceed I have to disclose I’m now heavily into PR, so I might be … More Madden Mischief’s Dirty Dozen Worst TV Commercials Starting With Seeking Medical Attention If Your Erection Lasts More Than Four Hours
And now, the placement’s near And so I dodge an account’s curtain My friend, I’ll say it clear In my report, of which I’m certain I’ve pitched a bunch to all I’ve traveled each and every blogway But more, much more than this I gave it my sway Regrets, I’ve had a slew I’ve screwed … More Madden Mischief presents new lyrics to a Sinatra classic we thought you might enjoy written by Madden himself who likes doing PR his Sway.
Double Down should be Dumble Down because over time, with such maddening over use it’s becoming a dumb expression. So media, please stop all the doubling down talk in story after story, headline after headline. It’s starting to sound like doublespeak. I’ve never heard or read so much about people doubling down . . . … More HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU DOUBLED DOWN?
I’m no Seinfeld, but there are straight lines I can run with. One is when my wife’s nurse asks us in amazement: “You mean to say you two are still working?” Though just in the springtime of our seventies, down in this cancer-ridden retirement mecca of Florida, the silly seventies are the new nineties. “Yes, … More Comedy Act in the Infusion Room
Hey, is that really true? Or is that just a lot of PR? Good question! When I went into public relations, which it used to be called back in prehistoric times before cell phones and cyber security, I received a welcoming letter from The Public Relations Society of America. I truly felt I was joining … More For Years The Acronym ‘PR’ Has Taken A Reputational Pummeling Now Wells Fargo May Be Taking It Further Down That Icy Hill.
I’m reading a news story this morning headlined “Colleges and Campus Papers Square Off Over Sexual Assaults” on the front page of The New York Times. The story is about a confidential informant tipping off the University of Kentucky’s campus newspaper that an associate professor of entomology had been accused by groping students and after … More Kudos to campus journalists!